1130. Stanton Street, New York (1)

I was so glad to have found this piece because I have seen it so many times on digital social media. As it turns out, it was about a one minute walk from our hotel, but because of its orientation I only saw it on the last day of our trip.

Gumshoe, Stanton Street, New York, October 2017
Gumshoe, Stanton Street, New York, October 2017

Somewhat iconic, Gumshoe’s (Angela China) art is so very eyecatching and original. The piece of course has some chewing gum sticking to footwear, in this instance a high-heeled boot. Her art is overtly erotic, which makes it intereting to be so exposed on the street. A piece like this in the UK would probably be dogged or sabotaged by those who might be offended. We rarely see work like this in Bristol, which in my view is a pity.

Gumshoe, Stanton Street, New York, October 2017
Gumshoe, Stanton Street, New York, October 2017

A superb piece and one I will remember from the trip.